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Published by Kogan Page in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • European Union countries.

Subjects:

  • European Union -- Information services,
  • Executive privilege (Government information) -- European Union countries,
  • Freedom of information -- European Union countries

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementTony Bunyan.
SeriesEuropean dossier series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJN40 .B85 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 79 p. ;
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6823434M
ISBN 100749426047
LC Control Number00304603

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